Press conference statement by Iraqi PM Nouri al-Maliki (in Arabic) 00:00-01:45
Statements by Syrian PM Muhammad Naji al-Otri (in Arabic) 01:45-03:50
"If the US wont stand by the Iraqi goverment, we can find others who will."
"He says... The US government and politicians are fullBut what about the genocide in innocent Iraqi's blocks of Baghdad, coming from "neighborly" borders? Where's the lashing out at neighbors on this?
of bickering upon themselves... and he clearly
says that US government has no right to impose on
his government any conditions and only the Iraqi
people have that right cause they are representing
the iraqi people... He also added the threat that
if the US wont stand by his government he can find
others who will." (HINT HINT)
(To me, it looks like Iraqis are NOT supposed to stabilize.)
Read the Media' translation: Iraq Leader Lashes Out at U.S. Critics
And thrown out of an Iraqi court today:
He also defended the crackdown on the Shiite uprising, saying it was orchestrated by Iran with which Saddam's regime had fought a devastating war.
"Iran failed to achieve its goal in the 1980-88 war, but it seized the chance in 1991 to kill Iraqis and loot Iraq," Ibrahim said. "Iran used its elements and agents to destroy Iraq." Read more